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Posted by: CHER | 2007/05/15

Old Placenta

Hi,

Please can you tell me the meaning of the placenta getting old and what is the course of it. I'm 35 weeks preganant, & my doctor says that my placenta is getting old.

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It usually means that the plavcenta is not functioning as well as it should. Sometimes this happens towards the end of a pregnancy. Smoking can aggravate this.

Best wishes

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